Patrolman Johnny Wright saw a need, filled it; 50 years later, Forgotten Child Fund keeps the promise
Chattanooga Police Patrolman Johnny Wright didn't have to look for the address when he answered a "drunk and disorderly" call on Flynn Street, an alley off M.L. King Boulevard. The yelling was so loud he knew exactly where to go.
Before he could knock on the front door, two small children ran out, crying. Wright's partner, Officer E.F. Vandergriff, went inside and started talking with the adults. Wright focused on calming the kids.
Wright asked the youngsters what they got for Christmas. One lifted an apple. The other showed him an orange.
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